Kolkata: Sri Ashish Kumar Goel, an IRSS (Indian Railway Stores Service) of 1979 batch, has taken over as General Manager of South Eastern Railway on Thursday, 12.11.2015. Prior to joining this post, he was working as Addl. Member (Railway Stores), Railway Board.
Sri Goel, a Mechanical Engineer from Regional Engineering College, Allahabad joined Indian Railways as Materials Manager. He also completed Advance Diploma in Public Administration. During his distinguished career, Sri Goel had worked in various capacities in the Stores Department as Controller of Stores in COFMOW, DLW/Varanasi and Chief Materials Manager, South Eastern Railway and Northern Railway. He also worked as Divisional Railway Manager, Madurai Division of Southern Railway and Executive Director, Railway Board.
He has been involved in successful implementation of e-procurement and e-auction project for Indian Railways and finalization of Marhowra and Madhepura Loco Manufacturing Projects recently as Addl. Member, Railway Stores. He graces the Chair of President, Indian Railways Institute of Logistics and Materials Management.
He has keen interest in Sports and Socio- Cultural activities.